Stubby hammer (EN[GB]=}EN[US])

English translation: short-handle hammer

English term or phrase:Stubby hammer (UK~US)
English translation:short-handle hammer
Entered by: Kaiser_Soze

18:07 Nov 24, 2006
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general) / Hand tools
English term or phrase: Stubby hammer (EN[GB]=}EN[US])
It's a short-handled stocky hammer. The name Stubby hammer is used chiefly in Britain. I've been trying to find out how is it called in the USA, but haven't got any luck yet. Would you please help me?

Here's a picture in case you need it.

Thanks everyone.
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short-handle hammer
What I would call it if I needed to describe it generically.

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Thank you, JC!
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stubby hammer (en[gb]=}en[us])
short-handle hammer

What I would call it if I needed to describe it generically.

See the link.

United States
Local time: 07:01
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thank you, JC!
Notes to answerer
Asker: It will be used for a product packaging. Would this name be enough? The sears product is actually a sledgehammer.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jonathan MacKerron: a safe bet, if not as pretty as "stubby hammer"
3 mins

agree  Ken Cox: 'shorty' would probably also work for the US, although I don't see anything wrong with 'stubby'. Of course, whether it's actually good for anything is a different question...
1 hr

agree  Will Matter: "short-handled" would be better. "A hammer with a short handle".
4 hrs

agree  Jörgen Slet
1 day 6 hrs
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